NJ Employment Law Blog

Keep up to date on NJ Employment Law with Arykah Trabosh's legal blog. Topics include contracts, discrimination, leave of absence, retaliation, and unemployment.

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Hair Discrimination, Based upon Hair Style, is Illegal

Congress Passed a Bill to Ban Discrimination Based on Hair Hair discrimination is a huge problem in the United States of America. Policies that prohibit natural hairstyles such as Bantu knots, afros, and dreadlocks, have for a long time been used to justify the removal of Black children from school and Black adults from their…
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Did your Criminal History Prevent you from Getting a Job?

New Jersey Job Applicants are Protected Against Discrimination on the Basis of their Criminal History One of the hardest things ...
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Suffer a Workplace injury?

Mistakes to Avoid When Dealing With a New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Claim There are several ways an employee can suffer ...
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Disability and Pregnancy Accommodations

The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, the New Jersey Pregnancy Discrimination and Accommodation Law, and the Federal Americans With Disabilities ...
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Are you entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefits.

Is it Possible to Receive Workers’ Compensation Benefits in New Jersey if the Accident is Your Fault? In New Jersey, ...
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Marijuana and the Workplace

New Jersey’s Adult-Use Marijuana Law and Your Rights in the Workplace In February 2021, the Governor of New Jersey, Phil ...
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Mental Health and the Workplace

Mental Health Conditions in the Workplace: What are Your Legal Rights? According to the (NIMH), for every five Americans, one ...
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Employment Cases and Punitive Damages

Can You Get an Award of Punitive Damages in a New Jersey Employment Case? If you file an employment lawsuit ...
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Protections Broadened for Older Employees

New Jersey Law Against Discrimination Broadened to Include Older Employees In early October 2021, the governor of New Jersey, Phil ...
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Four Mistakes Victims of Sexual Harassment Make

If you have been a victim of sexual harassment at your workplace, you should know that there are legal options ...
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Gender Discrimination in the Workplace

Sadly, gender-based discrimination happens quite often in the state of New Jersey. If you believe you were a victim of ...
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Are you Experiencing Sexual Harassment at Work?

Sexual harassment in the workplace occurs in various ways. In New Jersey, sexual harassment includes unwelcome requests for sexual relations, ...
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When Should You Contact an Employment Attorney

Employees: When to Hire an Employment Attorney Because of the complexity of labor laws, the average person may have difficulty ...
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